■ Research Interests:
Food security, Nutrition, and Public Health

■ Publication:
  1. Nirmala Devi, Rajshree Bedamatta. 2018. Factors Affecting Morbidity and Utilization of Healthcare Services: A Case Study of Nagaon District of Assam. Issues on Health and Healthcare in India: Focus on the North Eastern Region. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltc
  2. Rajshree Bedamatta. 2017. Book review: Harsh Singh, Vinayak Damle, Devilal Vyas, Ramila Vyas and Vishnu Khedkar, Towards a Local Livelihood Security Framework: Evidence from Small and Marginal Farmers in Dungarpur. Indian Journal of Human Development. Sage
  3. Rupan Boro, Rajshree Bedamatta. 2017. Can Horizontal Inequalities Explain Ethnic Conflicts? A Case Study of Bodoland Territorial Area Districts of Assam. Inequality, Poverty and Development in India: Focus on the North Eastern Region. Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd
  4. Rajshree Bedamatta. 2016. Two Decades of Geographical Targeting: Drawing Lessons from an Indian State. Indian Journal of Human Development. Sage
  5. Indranee Dutta, Rajshree Bedamatta. 2016. Literacy and Education: Going to and Staying in School Matters. Assam Human Development Report 2014. Government of Assam

■ Conference Proceedings:
    ■ Invited Lecture:
    SI No. Name of Conference Title of Talk Name of Organizer/Institution Place Date Type
    1 North East DRR and CCA Conclave Inclusion and Gender Perspectives in Disaster Risk Reduction Convention of Inter Agency Groups Guwahati 21 Jan 2018 National
    2 UGC-Human Resource Development Centre Faculty Development Course Neoliberal Reforms, Food Security and Agricultural Wages in India: Recent Dimensions Guwahati University Guwahati 13 Dec 2015 National
    3 National Nutrition Week From Famines to Food Security: How Far has India Progressed? National University of Judicial Academy Assam in collaboration with Save the Children Assam Guwahati 03 Sep 2013 National
    4 Human Vistas Lecture Series Undoing the Disengagements Surrounding the Food Security Bill Department of Sociology, Tezpur University Tezpur 01 Jun 2013 National
    5 Entrpreneurial Development Cell The Food Security Bill, Current Account Deficit and the Falling Rupee: Are they linked? Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Guwahati 12 Sep 2013 National

    ■ Conference Organized:
    SI No. Name of Conference Date Type
    1 58th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics 23 Nov - 26 Nov 2016 National
    ■ Workshop Organized:
    SI No. Name of Workshop Date Type
    1 KIC-TEQIP Workshop on Sustainability Issues in the Human Development Framework: Issues and Measureme 11 Mar - 12 Mar 2016 National
    2 Capacity Building Training Workshop on Understanding Human Development: Concepts and Measurements & 28 Mar - 31 Mar 2014 National
    ■ Current Courses:
    Course No Course Title Level
    HS 522 Quantitative Research Methods in Social Sciences MA
    HS 706 Topics in Economics (Seminar course) PhD
    ■ Projects:
    Duration Title Funding Agency
    2019-2019 NPTEL-MOOCs course on Development Research Methods MHRD, CSS
    2019-2020 A Survey of Nutritional Status among Children of Assam Transformation and Development Department, Government of Assam
    2019-2019 Complementary Feeding Practices among Children aged 6 months to 2 years in the Tea Garden Areas of Udalguri district of Assam Assam Administrative Staff College, GoA
    2018-2018 NPTEL-MOOCs course on Economic Growth and Development MHRD, CSS
    2017-2017 Assessment and Review of MGNREGA as a Social Protection Intervention in the Barak Valley Region of Assam: A Baseline of Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi UNICEF Assam & Government of Assam

    ■ PhD Students:
    SI No. Student Name PhD Status Thesis Title
    1 Mizinksa Daimari Dissertation A Study of Land and Credit Market in a Tribal Village of Assam
    2 Harish Chandra Dissertation An Evaluation of Electronic Wage Transfers under MGNREGA in the Barak Valley Region of Assam
    3 Mahsina Rahman Completed A Study of Food Security in Rural Assam: Are Food Based Welfare Programmes Doing Enough?
    4 Nirmala Devi Completed Status of Health among Rural Households of Assam: A Study in Reference to Public Health Sector
    5 Rupan Boro Completed Study of Horizontal Education Inequalities in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts of Assam

    ■ MA Development Studies Dissertation Supervised:
    SI No. Student Name Year Dissertation Title
    1 Chandana Kakati 2011 A Study of Public Distribution System in Assam
    2 Mahsina Rahman 2011 Access to Universal Primary Education in Assam
    3 Pranti Dutta 2011 Assessment of Health Inequality: A case from Assam